Denver Bar Crawl: Williams and Graham, Ste. Ellie and Star Bar

  Years ago, I met Sean Kenyon at Manhattan Cocktail Classic and I always wanted to go to his bar, Williams and Graham in Denver. I’ve admired his writing and his bar is consistently rated… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Spirited Thursdays Begin at Terrazza September 4

  Terrazza, the restaurant at the Casa del Mar hotel, presents Spirited Thursdays beginning Thursday, September 4. Each Thursday will feature a guest from the spirits, wine or beer industry. Complimentary food is… Continue reading

DTLA: Hand Rolls at KazuNori

  KazuNori, the original hand roll bar, rolled out in Downtown Los Angeles this month. From the legendary Nozawa team which brought Angelenos the affordable Sugarfish, this latest concept is pure genius. Capitalizing… Continue reading

Pina Coladas Around Los Angeles

  Did you know there’s a pina colada takeover going on in Los Angeles? And I suspect other parts of the country? I didn’t notice at first. I innocently sipped on versions at… Continue reading

DTLA: Getting Soupy with Tang

  The Korean spot Tang just opened up in Little Tokyo. Funny enough, it’s just above Tangerine on the third level of Weller Court. Tang however does not refer to the powdered drink,… Continue reading

POSTPONED: Like Tiki? Come on Down to the Coconut Club Popup

  POSTPONED! Stay tuned for the new dates coming in OCTOBER. Tiki fans alert! The Coconut Club pop ups at the old Kitchen Table space Saturday, September 6 to Monday, September 8. Get your… Continue reading

Koreatown: Brisket at Saint Martha

    Saint Martha has now been opened for approximately two months in Koreatown. Self described as “modern American cuisine,” it’s a gem amid the U-shaped shopping center. Stepping through the red door… Continue reading

Recap: Table Crush at Hamasaku and Crab Fest at Phorage

  I was recently introduced to Table Crush, a dining club designed to match your taste buds to a spectacular restaurant. I joined the dinner at Hamsaku for some lovely sushi and Japanese food.… Continue reading

POSTPONED!!! DTLA: Ramen Alert at Fifty Seven

   Edited – Postponed. Will update with a new date soon.  Fifty Seven has a couple of exciting series in addition to a new chef, Josh Drew. Fifty Seven just launched brunch on… Continue reading

Santa Monica: Brilliantshine Opens Today

  Julian Cox and Josh Goldman open their new bar and restaurant Brilliantshine today in Santa Monica. Taking over the old Renee’s Courtyard space, the Soigne team brings more craft cocktails to the Westside.… Continue reading